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Cambodia / US #42756

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 12, 1976
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(Studio) Report on American exodus from Cambodia and subsequent Communist rule.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Phnon Penh, Cambodia) 1975 film shown. Americans got out when Khmer Rouge surrounded city. United States amp. John Gunther Dean left with American flag.
REPORTER: Ken Kashiwahara

(Thailand-Cambodia Border) Few have gotten in Cambodia, but many who've gotten out paint bleak and horrible picture of country Freedoms reported gone, food scarce, work long and penalty for disobeying is death. Cambodian government film shown. Most efforts ctrd. on better agriculture production. New regime wants to make country independent. Medicines in short supply. Govt. runs all factories and owns all land. Old American embassy empty and idle. Ruins of war noted. Resistance to Khmer Rouge reported.
REPORTER: Ken Kashiwahara

Kashiwahara, Ken;
Reasoner, Harry

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